About ASA

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about asa

ASA is an educational, research and scientific association of physicians organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology and improve the care of the patient.

Since its founding in 1905, ASA's achievements have made it an important voice in American Medicine and the foremost advocate for all patients who require anesthesia or relief from pain.

Our Mission

The mission of the American Society of Anesthesiologists is: Advancing the practice and securing the future.

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Governance and Committees

ASA has a multi-tiered governance structure. There are four primary governing bodies. Learn More >

Component Societies

ASA has a Medical Student Component Society, Resident Component Society as well as State Component Societies.

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Employment

We’re looking for highly talented, member-centric people to join our team…and grow with us!

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Awards and Programs

ASA offers a variety of programs and services for its members.

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